Pilot Training Ground School

25th October 2010    News

With the winter season just around the corner, we’re already preparing for 2011’s Pilot Training Schedule. We thought the following information is relevant to anyone looking at learning how to fly a hot air balloon or is looking to learn how a hot air balloon works.

Balloon Basket

At the start of 2011 (usually in February or March) there will be a ground school run by the Western Region Balloon Club.

The course will last two days and will be conducted by the Training Officer, Phil McCheyne, who will discuss all elements of learning to fly balloons including:

  • Navigation
  • Meterology
  • Ballooning Systems
  • Human Factors
  • Air Law

To find out more information please either contact Charlie Street at Aerosaurus (charlie@ballooning.co.uk) or alternatively speak to Phil (phil@philmccheynephoto.fsnet.co.uk).